ZEF Board Chair Professor Mohamed Hassan appointed as a new member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

November 27, 2018.  

The Pontifical Academy of Science, which includes distinguished scientists and Nobel Laureates from around the world, held a conference on "Transformative roles of science in society: From emerging basic science toward solutions for people's well-being" in the Vatican last week. The focus was on needed new relations between Science and Society.

See welcome statement by the President of the Academy, ZEF Director Joachim von Braun to Pope Francis, and the response by Pope Francis.

Find the link to the final conference statement released on November 26, 2018 below.



Joachim von Braun

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun